Crime

MPD: More than two dozen interstate shootings have occurred this year

Since the beginning of this year, more than two dozen shootings have occurred on Memphis area interstates and highways, leaving at least 10 people injured, according to Memphis police.

Off-duty police officer shot at while driving on interstate

  Surveillance video shows suspects in Sonic robbery

  Police investigate pair of roadway shootings

  2 men charged after child found unresponsive in swimming pool

  Man arrested after toddler shot, killed by 3-year-old brother

Grenada funeral home owner arrested on 14 counts for selling phony funeral plans

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Facebook deal ends in man being robbed

Helena-West Helena police looking for person of interest in deadly shooting

Police: Arkansas DOC employee wanted for sexually assaulting girlfriend’s teen daughter

Police: Man shoots girlfriend in back during argument

Man shot while waiting at red light

  Man arrested for November police chase

  Deputies injured while chasing stolen car

Two Arkansas deputies were seriously injured after crashing during a chase.

  4-year-old dies after being shot at Frayser apartment complex

A toddler died after being shot Monday at a Frayser apartment.

  Man dead after shooting in Westwood

Memphis police are investigating a shooting in Westwood.

  New Daisy Daisy owner out on bond after being accused of writing bad checks

Months of problems at the New Daisy on Beale Street have made their way to 201 Poplar.

  Man charged with murder after 3 found dead in house fire

11-year-old Mississippi girl dies after accidental gunshot wound to the face

  New Daisy Theater owner arrested, accused of writing bad checks

Police searching for suspect in Sonic armed robbery

Affidavit: Robber throws coffee at Mapco cashier, locks her in cooler

Man stabbed during attempted robbery

1 dead, 1 injured in Southeast Memphis shooting

Memphis police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and one man injured Sunday.

2 injured, 2 charged in Downtown shooting

Memphis Police Department is investigating a shooting in Downtown Memphis.

1 detained, 1 injured in shooting near Orange Mound

Memphis police are investigating a shooting that left one man injured.

Man critically injured in shooting

Police are investigating after a shooting victim was found in Downtown Memphis Saturday morning.

Family’s appearance on “Steve Wilkos Show” leads to man’s arrest

A Baxter County man faces a second-degree sexual assault charge after authorities say the victim’s family appeared on a talk show to talk about the situation.

  East Memphis man shot, robbed in his front yard

Memphis police are looking for two men who opened fire on a man just getting home from work in East Memphis.

  MPD, THP stepping up highway patrols

Memphis Police have teamed up with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and Tennessee Highway patrol to combat the violence we're seeing on interstates.

Gang members plead guilty to federal racketeering charges

Several gang members have plead guilty to federal charges according, to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

Somerville murder suspect arrested in Memphis

Davaius Worrles was wanted for the murder of Demarcus Turner. According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Worrles shot and killed Turner June 14.

  Police find woman who was abducted from motel by her child’s father

Memphis police found the woman who was kidnapped at gunpoint from the Red Roof Inn Wednesday morning.

Jury convicts man of kidnapping, beating girlfriend in 2016

Charlie Earl Evans, 42, is facing between 40 and 60 years in prison for especially aggravated kidnapping, false imprisonment and causing serious bodily injury.

  Social media reminders help decrease West Memphis car break-ins

The West Memphis Police Department is trying out a new targeted approach to cut down on preventable crime.

  Police confirm woman taken from hotel at gunpoint was found

MPD issued a City Watch for 30-year-old Dayley Long Wednesday after they say a man crashed his car into her hotel room, fired into the room and forced her into his car at gunpoint.

TBI Most Wanted: Eric Balkin wanted for kidnapping, robbery and assault

Eric Anton Balkin, 35, has exhibited violent tendencies and should be considered dangerous, according to TBI.

  Kidnapping victim was previously involved with suspect, family says

Memphis police need help finding a woman after she was abducted from a Memphis motel.

  3 Shelby County corrections deputies relieved of duty

An SCSO news release says the deputies are accused of inappropriate conduct while on duty at the Shelby County Jail in downtown Memphis.

Man accused of attacking woman with machete

Police say a woman is in critical condition after being attacked with a machete, leaving her intestines exposed.

MPD: Woman taken at gunpoint from hotel after man crashed car into her room

Police say a man crashed his car into a hotel room at Red Roof Inn, fired shots inside the room and forced the woman into his car at gunpoint before driving off.

  MLGW worker shot in North Memphis Tuesday night

MLGW confirms one of their employees was shot Tuesday night in North Memphis.

  Man critically injured in North Memphis shooting

Memphis police are investigating after a shooting in North Memphis.

Man on TBI’s most wanted list taken into custody

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and Memphis Police Department are searching for an armed robbery suspect.

  Dozens arrested in West Memphis-area drug trafficking bust

Federal, state and local law enforcement announced the arrests of dozens of suspects Wednesday in an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in West Memphis.

  Teen in critical condition after shooting

The shooting happened on Starkenburg Lane around midnight.

  Deputies search for Arkabutla theft suspects

DeSoto County Sheriff’s Department is looking for two people suspected of stealing money from boat ramps around Arkabutla Dam.

  Thieves tow away stolen car

Memphis Police Department are looking for two men who stole a car by towing it away.

  Bookstore employees on edge after armed robberies

Employees at Textbook Brokers are on edge after robberies at both Memphis locations.

  Court date reset for man indicted after being shot by police

A new court date has been set for a man indicted on charges of evading arrest and reckless driving.

Man arrested on 30 counts of child porn following death threat

Police arrested a Pocahontas man after they say his threats of physical violence led them to a cache of child pornography.

  Memphis police director thanks family of Brandon Webber, Frayser community leaders for calling for peace

At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, MPD Director Mike Rallings explained the department’s response to the protest and his decision to go to “level 3."

  Interstate shooting suspect lied about being victim, police say

A man is in jail, accused of lying to officers about his role in an interstate shooting.

  Deputies arrest suspect who fled traffic stop in stolen car

According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect took off in a stolen vehicle during an attempted traffic stop around 2:15 Monday afternoon.

  MPD no longer at ‘level 3’ after marshal shooting, protest last week

A spokesperson for the Memphis Police Department says the department is back to regular operations after last week’s violence following the shooting of a wanted suspect.

Woman held on capital murder, abuse of corpse charges in Arkansas lawmaker’s death

Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce said in a media release that no information about the case would be released while it was under investigation.

  2-year-old injured in drive-by shooting in Covington

Less than a month after moving to South College Street in Covington, Catherine Kercher is counting the number of bullets that hit the side of her home.

  Suspect in Lorenzen Wright murder pleads guilty to unrelated gun charges

Billy Turner’s trial for weapons possession as a convicted felon was scheduled to begin Monday. Instead, he took the stand and changed his plea from “not guilty" to “guilty."

Jonesboro woman terrified when she’s out numbered and out gunned

The report stated a victim reported to an officer that four women came to her home, one armed with a gun.

Neighborly dispute goes from trashy to scary

Police say a man pulled not one but two guns on a neighbor because of trash.

Victim in critical condition after stabbing

Police say the female victim was found with multiple stab wounds.

19 arrested in national sting to identify child sex offenders

The national operation was called “Operation Broken Heart”. It lasted for two months and was led by the United States Department of Justices conducted by all 61 Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task forces across the country.

  Memphis police respond to shooting with reported 14-year-old victim

The fire department confirms they were called to the shooting for a 14-year-old victim.

Tennessee Confederate monument vandalized with red paint

Red paint and the phrase "they were racists" were discovered on a Confederate monument in a Nashville, Tennessee, park

Man charged in shooting that left 5-year-old injured

According to a police report, the man, later identified as John Childs, was pushed back into a vehicle where he grabbed a handgun from the passenger side.

  1 shot at apartments

One person was injured in a shooting Sunday night.

  Shelby Co. first responders rescue Wolf River kayakers

Shelby County first responders saved two kayakers from Wolf River Saturday night.

  Olive Branch man says he was scammed by contractor

A DeSoto County man is out of a lot of cash after he paid over $1,000 on a deposit for a construction job that never happened.

  Police searching for suspects in North Memphis triple shooting

Memphis Police need help finding the suspects responsible for opening fire in a North Memphis neighborhood, killing one person and injuring two others.

  Memphis Police investigating injuries, damages stemming from fatal Frayser shooting

While state investigators continue their probe in the shooting death of 20-year-old Brandon Webber by U.S. Marshals, Memphis Police have started their own investigations.

Woman arrested in connection with death of former Ark. State Senator

A woman has been arrested in connection with the homicide of former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith.

North Memphis shooting leaves 3 men in critical condition

Memphis Police are investigating after a shooting left three victims critically injured.

  DPS warns of threat against law enforcement after US marshals shoot, kill Memphis man

DPS released a bulletin Thursday regarding a threat against all law enforcement following the death of 20-year-old Brandon Webber.

Man arrested, woman shot and killed

A man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left one woman dead.

2 children killed, 2 adults seriously wounded in crash

Memphis police are investigating after a two-car crash left one person dead and one juvenile critically injured.

  More details released by law enforcement about man shot, killed in Frayser

Law enforcement is revealing more information about the man who was shot and killed by U.S. Marshals.

  Father of arson suspect says son didn’t know what he was doing

A man now faces charges after police say he set fire to more than a dozen homes in one Memphis neighborhood.

  MPD goes to Level 3 in wake of violent protests following Frayser shooting

More than three dozen Memphis Police and Shelby County Sheriff's officers were injured in the rioting that followed the fatal shooting of Brandon Webber Wednesday night.

Prosecutor: Officers involved in fatal shooting will not face prosecution

The Jonesboro Police Department released an edited version of bodycam video from a deadly shootout with a suspect on June 5.

  Community leaders seek healing after fatal Frayser shooting

After a 20-year-old was killed by U.S. Marshals and 36 officers were injured in the chaos afterward, the Frayser community is looking to heal.

  NAACP, ACLU have questions about deadly shooting involving US marshals

The NAACP Memphis Branch said it was making a formal inquiry with law enforcement officials regarding Brandon Webber’s shooting.